Migration and Home Affairs

Security Union: Commission welcomes the European Parliament’s backing of ETIAS and eu-LISA

The positive votes on ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) mean that the Union has taken another step in closing existing information gaps and therefore making our citizens safer. The vote on eu-LISA means that the Agency will soon have additional means at its disposal to build out current and future generations of EU information systems for borders, security and migration management – while also making them interoperable.

Commissioners Avramopoulos and King welcomed today’s vote with the following Statement.

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Thursday, 5 July, 2018